LKBEN10785: Windows Server 2008 R2 - how to start the explorer in an explicitly directory


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 1 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment:


Symptom

You need some fast way to start explorer in a certain path.

Cause

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Solution

1) For example create a new shortcurt on the desktop with the following parameter:
    - Programm: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n,/e,"Drive+Directory"
    - startdirectory: "Drive+Directory"
2) Name it "Explorer"

All done

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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